Union Budget 2022: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman offered the funds for the monetary yr 2022-23 to the nation on February 1, 2022. On this funds speech, she laid out the event roadmap in entrance of the nation. Within the funds for the monetary yr 2022-23, the very best emphasis has been given to enhancing the lives of individuals with the assistance of know-how. She mentioned that with the assistance of higher know-how, the federal government desires to enhance the lives of farmers. Throughout her funds speech, Finance Minister mentioned that the federal government desires to emphasise using know-how to modernize farming.
Together with this, the federal government desires to do crop evaluation, ground-tapping, spraying of pesticides, and so on. with the assistance of know-how. The federal government is within the technique of taking the assistance of drones for spraying pesticides, therefore, their focus is on using ‘Kisan drones’.
What are Kisan drones?
The Kisan drone could have an unmanned tank (humanless tank) crammed with as much as 10 liters of pesticide. The drone will spray the identical quantity of pesticide on about one acre of land in simply quarter-hour. This may save the time of the farmers, would require fewer efforts and pesticide spraying can be carried out appropriately and uniformly. As well as, emphasis can be given to introducing the brand new know-how to the farmers and educating them about its utilization.
Different bulletins for the farmers
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her funds speech mentioned that the federal government will procure file crops on MSP. Together with this, the yr 2023 has been declared the yr of coarse grains. The federal government will encourage farmers to take up natural farming. On the identical time, using digital services in farming can be promoted. Together with this, the federal government’s emphasis may even be on enhancing the irrigation, ingesting water services. Railways will develop some environment friendly logistics to assist small farmers. The farmers will get assist by way of PPP (public-private partnership) mannequin.